Ding Pan

Postdoctoral Research Scholar


  • Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P. R. China (2010)
    Supervisor: Prof. Enge Wang
  • B.S. in Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, P. R. China (2005)
    Supervisor: Dr. Mingjun Shi

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society (APS)

Areas of Interest

  • Water under pressure
  • Ice surface
  • Ice pre-melting and melting
  • Density-functional theory
  • Empirical potential


  • Jan. 2011 to Apr. 2014, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California Davis
    Supervisor: Prof. Giulia Galli
  • Sep. 2008 ~ Mar. 2009, Thomas Young Centre Junior Research Fellow, London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, London, UK
    Supervisor: Prof. Angelos Michaelides
  • Sep. 2006 ~ Sep. 2007, Visiting Researcher, Theory Department, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
    Supervisor: Prof. Angelos Michaelides, Prof. Matthias Scheffler